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					    2010 BikeRides
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comes all cyclists to join us on our
weekend rides. Rides get progressive-
ly longer as we move into the spring.
Ride leaders are listed in the schedule
and may be contacted to discuss the
ride details and route. We encourage
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other events.

March




                                                                                                                                        PHOTO BY GREG SIPLE
March 6, Saturday - Blue Mountain, Big
Flat - 10:00 a.m. 25 miles. Meet at
Montana Lil's, corner of Brooks and
Reserve. Wayne Kruse, 721-3095.
                                              March 27, Saturday - Clinton Ramble -         April 11, Sunday - Bearmouth to
March 7, Sunday - Tour de Turah - 10:00
                                              10:00 a.m. 40 miles. Leave from Eastgate      Drummond - 50 miles. Meet at Eastgate
a.m. 25 miles. Leave from Eastgate park-
                                              parking lot. Bring snacks or dine at Poor     Shopping Center at 8;00 a.m. to carpool
ing lot. Picnic at Turah Campground or
                                              Henry's Bar in Clinton. Chris Jauquet,        to Beavertail State Park, or meet at
lunch at River City Grill on return. Vickie
                                              593-0032.                                     Beavertail to ride by 9:15 a.m. Enjoy a
Mikelsons, 721-8540.
                                                                                            scenic ride through farm and ranch lands
                                              March 28, Sunday - Glen's Cafe for            on the frontage road leading into
March 13, Saturday - Happy Trails to
                                              Famous Pie - 10:00 a.m. 40 miles. Leave       Drummond with a few hills and views of
Stevi: Big Loop - 10:00 a.m. 40 miles.
                                              from Montana Lil's, corner of Brooks and      the Clark Fork River and wildlife. A few
Carpool from K Mart or meet at Conoco
                                              Reserve. Ride the bike trail from Lolo to     miles of Interstate shoulder from State
in Lolo at 10:30 a.m. Ride travels along
                                              Florence. Ken Moe, 239-9754.                  Park to frontage road. Lunch at the
bike/ped path with a side trip to Bass
                                                                                            Wagon Wheel Cafe. Jim Kieronski, 549-
Creek Campground, then to Stevi for
lunch, and finally along E. Side Hwy back
                                              April                                         1710.
                                              April 3, Saturday - Turtles, Bison and
to bike trail. Lech Szumera, 207-1225.
                                              Bikes - 1:00 p.m. 38.5 miles. Meet at         April 17, Saturday - Perma Loop - 50
                                              Ninepipes Restaurant, between St. Ignatius    miles. Carpool from Missoula at 8:30 a.m.
March 14, Sunday - Big Flat Mudflinger
                                              and Ronan. Ride south on Hwy 93 to            Meet at Perma Bridge at 10:00 a.m. Bring
- 10:00 a.m. (Daylight Savings Time
                                              Ravalli, Ravalli to Dixon on Hwy 200, Dixon   a lunch to eat by Rainbow Lake. Please
begins) 35 miles. Meet at Open Road
                                              to Charlo on Hwy 212, and Charlo back to      RSVP. Patty McIntire, 745-4549.
Cyclery on Orange St. Big Flat, Kona
                                              Ninepipes on Hwy 93. Two to three hours.
Bridge, Mullan Road loop. Some gravel
                                              Post-ride debriefing at Ninepipes Lounge.     April 17 & 18 - 14th Annual Hot Springs
on an optional side trip. Diana Bjorgen,
                                              Tim Marchant, 250-7228.                       Ride - Starting in Ravalli, ride through
327-9697.
                                                                                            beautiful countryside past Oreo cows
                                              April 4, Sunday - Easter Tour of Town -       Fjord horses and herds of llamas to the
March 20, Saturday - Frenchtown
                                              10:00 a.m. 34-40 miles. Ride Rattlesnake,     historic Symes Hotel in Hot Springs.
Frenzy for Fries and Frolic - 10:00 a.m.
                                              Grant Creek, Miller Creek and Pattee          Enjoy a soothing soak in the hot springs,
30 miles. Leave from Perkins on Reserve
                                              Canyon. Leave from Eastgate parking lot.      great food and evening entertainment. 62
and Mullan Rd. Tom and Sue Roy, 728-
                                              Paul Gibson, 728-8722.                        miles on Saturday and 41 miles on
8319.
                                                                                            Sunday. $10 deposit by April 6th. Call
                                              April 10, Saturday - 26th Annual              Diane Norem for details, 728-4126.
March 21, Sunday - Fort Fizzle Folly -
                                              Potomac Awful Burger Ride - 10:00
10:00 a.m. 35 miles. Meet at Montana
                                              a.m. 55 miles. Leave from Eastgate park-
Lil's, corner of Brooks and Reserve. Ken
                                              ing lot. Bring a lunch-the bar is closed.
Moe, 239-9754.
                                              Kate Hasterlik, 549-4177.
April 18 - Sunday - Mule Train to               Spot the pictographs in the bluffs beyond      of Monroe and Locust. Gayle and Ernie,
Ninemile Remount - 9:00 a.m. 55 miles.          Ninemile, then picnic in the Alberton          240-9279.
Leave from Perkins, corner of Reserve           Railroad Park with your PB&J or buy a
and Mullan. Five miles of gravel. Bring a       sandwich locally. Wayne Vandeberg, 721-        June 25-27, Friday-Sunday - Beartooth
lunch or dine at the Ninemile Steakhouse.       6330.                                          Pass - Kate Hasterlik is interested in rid-
Phil Stauffer, 728-8262.                                                                       ing Beartooth Pass, but snow conditions
                                                May 8 & 9 -Trail of the Coeur d’Alene -        are unpredictable. Maybe the ride needs
April 24 - Saturday - Frank Winkler             72 miles each day. See Ride Details for        to be later. Indicate interest and check
Memorial Ride to Ninemile - 10:00 a.m.          more information. Patty McIntire, 745-         with Kate from time to time. 549-4177.
55 miles. Leave from Perkins, corner of         4549.
Reserve and Mullan. Frank led this ride                                                        July
for a number of years and it became a           May 9 - Sunday -Painted Rocks                  July 18 - Sunday - Geezer Ride to Some
highlight of our training rides. Frank          Reservoir - 87 miles. Carpool from KMart       Restaurant Somewhere - 10:00 a.m. 10-
always had a little prize for each rider.       at 7:00 a.m. Ride starts at 8:00 a.m. from     14 miles. Leave from Greenough Park
John Crull, 543-3230.                           the Coffee Cup Cafe in Hamilton. A short-      parking lot, corner of Monroe and Locust.
                                                er ride, leaving from Darby is 50 miles.       Gayle and Ernie, 240-9279.
April 25 - Sunday - Deer Creek Sneak -          Paul Gibson, 728-8722.
10:00a.m. Leave from Eastgate parking                                                          August
lot. 22 miles, 3/4 dirt-1/4 paved. Kathy        May 15- Saturday - Paul O'Connell              August 8 - Sunday - Geezer Ride to Some
York, 543-6274.                                 Memorial-8th Annual Sula to Wisdom- 80         Restaurant Somewhere - 10:00 a.m. 10-
                                                miles. Double your Divides and Quattro         14 miles. Leave from Greenough Park
May                                             your Passes (all in one day). Carpool from     parking lot, corner of Monroe and Locust.
May 1 - Saturday - Rock Creek Ramble -          KMart, 7:30 a.m. or meet at the Sula           Gayle and Ernie, 240-9279.
10:00 a.m. 52 miles. Leave from Eastgate        Store at 9:00 a.m. Norman Swingley,
parking lot. Lunch at Eckstrom's Stage.         370-3876.                                      September
Great Sourdough pancakes. Eleanor                                                              September 4-6, Saturday-Monday-
Morris, 728-8636.                               May 16 - Sunday - 18th Annual Lolo             37th Annual Great Glacier Getaway -
                                                Lulu - 8:00 a.m. 90 miles. Leave from the      Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Glacier
May 1 & 2 - 25th Annual Georgetown              corner of Brooks and Reserve (Montana          National Park with the 37th Annual Great
Lake Loop - 120 Miles. This loop ride starts    Lil's). Bring a lulu of a large lunch for a    Glacier Getaway on Labor Day weekend.
in Deerlodge and travels to Anaconda and        luau on Lolo Pass. Wayne Kruse, 721-           Contact Lech Szumera for information,
Georgetown Lake to overnight in the his-        3095.                                          (406) 207-1225.
toric town of Philipsburg. The next day we
ride back through the Flint Creek Valley. By    May 22 & 23 - 40th Annual TOSRV West           October
reservation only. $10.00 deposit by April 22.   - 85 or 110 miles each day. For informa-       October 3, Sunday,The 34th Annual
Call Julie Huck for more information, 549-      tion and registration: www.missoulabike        Western Montana Hill Climb
2226.                                           .org/tosrvwest/.                               Championships - You are invited to take
                                                                                               part in what is Montana's oldest annual
May 2 - Sunday - 35th Annual Cheese             June                                           competitive cycling event. The Hill Climb
Burger Boogie to Stevi - 9:00 a.m. 55           June 13 - Sunday - Mission Meander-            traditionally closes Montana's bicycling rac-
miles. Leave from Montana Lil's at the cor-     ings - 75 or 95 miles. Carpool from            ing season, but it is designed for the casual
ner of Brooks and Reserve. Paved roads          Missoula at 8:00 a.m. Meet at Ravalli at       as well as the competitive rider. Riders of
then Bike Trail from Lolo to Stevensville.      9:00 a.m. (95 miles) or Moiese at 10:00        all abilities have participated in the Hill
Lunch in Stevensville. Tom and Sue Roy,         a.m. (75 miles). Ravalli/Moiese to Polson      Climb and have ranged in age from 7 to
728-8319.                                       and return via backroads. Please RSVP          75. There are eight age categories each for
                                                by calling Patty McIntire, 745-4549.           men and women plus categories for tan-
May 8 - Saturday - Amble to Alberton -                                                         dem, recumbent, high wheel, tricycle, uni-
9:00 a.m. 70 miles. Leave from the corner       June 20 - Sunday - Geezer Ride to River        cycle and handcycle. The four-mile climb
of Mount and Reserve and ride the Big           City Grill - 10:00 a.m. 12 miles. Leave        rises 840 feet up Pattee Canyon Drive.
Flat route to Frenchtown and Alberton.          from Greenough Park parking lot, corner



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